Dave Dawson/The Packet & Times Carley Hall serves as the community meeting place for nearby residents, say Louise Calvert-Dale, right, and Sherrill Gill, who work together as co-chairs of the facilityís board of directors. Oro-Medonte Township is holding public meetings this weekend at five community halls, including Carley, to talk about their status and future.

Heart and soul of communities

Inside stately Carley Hall, a former one-room schoolhouse built in 1912, Louise Calvert-Dale proudly shows off the century-old blackboard, original wo

Submitted photo Three Orillia Lady Kings players, all students at Patrick Fogarty Catholic Secondary School, have earned roster spots on Team Ontario’s U17 team that will compete in December’s prestigious Brogden Cup. From left are Kassidy Morris, Jerica Obee and Paige Stachura, who began tryouts for the international event in June and were among more than 90 players vying for just 17 roster spots.

Trio earn Ontario spots

Three members of the Orillia Lady Kings field lacrosse program have earned the right to play for Team Ontario, the Canadian entry at the 2018 Brogden

Georgian Grizzlies golfer Emilie Tyndall sits in a tie for fourth place at the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) national championships at the Royal Ashburn Golf Club in Oshawa. The final round will be played Friday. SUBMITTED

Georgian golfers in contention

The Georgian Grizzlies men’s and women’s golf teams continued play at the 2017 Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association national championships.

Amber McAuley (left, in yellow), founder of charity event Move-It for Young Minds, accepted a key donation this week of $3,200 from Alison Moody (right, in yellow), Lance Jordan (holding sign on right) and the team at Active Green + Ross at 38 Anne St. S. The local business donated a portion of their sales on select services to the program, established to support child and youth mental-health services, including the future child and youth mental-health unit and program at Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre. SUBMITTED

Move-It for Young Minds

The local business donated a portion of their sales on select services to the program, established to support child and youth mental-health services.

Barrie City Hall Council Chamber MARK WANZEL PHOTO

Something smells

Barrie councillors want a different spin on $385,000 worth of new washrooms near the Dorian Parker Centre, plus a $150,000 feasibility study.

Barrie police are looking for a woman after a stolen credit card was used at a Mac's Convenience Sunday. Submitted photo

Keys stolen from locker

Keys taken from a Barrie community centre locker were used to unlock a vehicle and steal a wallet Sunday.

Drug charges

BRADFORD – Two people face drug charges following a lengthy investigation by South Simcoe police.

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